Professional Effectiveness

Success as a professional, whether in academia or outside, requires a range of competencies and knowledge related to areas such as communication, management, interpersonal skills, and ethical conduct.

 Events

Title Description Date Provider
Incorporating Reconciliation, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion into Your Project (Mitacs Training)

This facilitated synchronous session, offered by Mitacs Training, is designed to have the participants identify the reconciliation, equity, diversity and inclusion (REDI) considerations for their project and discuss how to incorporate these principles into their project plan, their project tea

2 February 2022 - 2:00pm Mitacs Training
Framing Your Project in a Masterful Presentation (Mitacs Training)

This facilitated synchronous session, offered by Mitacs Training, is designed to help the participants develop a pitch presentation for their group.

8 February 2022 - 9:30am Mitacs Training
Academic CV

Your CV is one of the most important components of your profile as an academic and researcher. If you have questions about organization, structure, or how to use the CV to highlight your accomplishments, you may benefit from this workshop.

10 February 2022 - 1:00pm Centre for Student Involvement and Careers
Project and Time Management (Mitacs Training)

This facilitated synchronous session, offered by Mitacs Training, is designed to provide learners with the opportunity to practice delivering project status updates to their stakeholders. Learners will draft and present their updates to small groups and receive feedback from their peers.

16 February 2022 - 9:30am Mitacs Training
Framing Your Project in a Masterful Presentation (Mitacs Training)

This facilitated synchronous session, offered by Mitacs Training, is designed to help the participants develop a pitch presentation for their group.

22 February 2022 - 9:30am Mitacs Training
Applying the Principles of Sound Leadership and Team Building (Mitacs Training)

This facilitated synchronous session, offered by Mitacs Training, is designed to help the participants build on their foundational knowledge of leadership strategies and apply them by identifying and critiquing leadership styles in demonstrated video scenarios. This session builds on the knowl

2 March 2022 - 2:00pm Mitacs Training
Project and Time Management (Mitacs Training)

This facilitated synchronous session, offered by Mitacs Training, is designed to provide learners with the opportunity to practice delivering project status updates to their stakeholders. Learners will draft and present their updates to small groups and receive feedback from their peers.

15 March 2022 - 9:30am Mitacs Training
Framing Your Project in a Masterful Presentation (Mitacs Training)

This facilitated synchronous session, offered by Mitacs Training, is designed to help the participants develop a pitch presentation for their group.

18 March 2022 - 9:30am Mitacs Training
Applying the Principles of Sound Leadership and Team Building (Mitacs Training)

This facilitated synchronous session, offered by Mitacs Training, is designed to help the participants build on their foundational knowledge of leadership strategies and apply them by identifying and critiquing leadership styles in demonstrated video scenarios. This session builds on the knowl

21 March 2022 - 2:00pm Mitacs Training
Framing Your Project in a Masterful Presentation (Mitacs Training)

This facilitated synchronous session, offered by Mitacs Training, is designed to help the participants develop a pitch presentation for their group.

29 March 2022 - 9:30am Mitacs Training
Harnessing your Resilience for Thriving in Grad School and beyond

Have you ever wondered how to tap into your resilience during challenging times? Imagine a situation where you face a critique of your writing from a supervisor, do not get the grant you were counting on, or have to shift your academic focus because of the realities of the job market. With scenarios such as these in mind, this interactive session will:

28 April 2022 - 2:00pm Graduate Pathways to Success

 Resources

Title Description Provider
Career Resources for Students of Colour

Navigating your career options and seeking employment are two important components of your experience as a UBC student and future alumnus.  The Centre for Student Involvement and Careers has a resource page dedicated to answering your questions and providing campus & community resources to help you thrive

Centre for Student Involvement and Careers
Career Resources for Students with Disabilities

Navigating your career options and seeking employment are two important components of your experience as a UBC student and future alumnus.  The Centre for Student Involvement and Careers has a resource page dedicated to answering your questions and providing campus & community resources to help you thrive.

Centre for Student Involvement and Careers
Career Resources for LGBTQ+ Students

Navigating your career options and seeking employment are two important components of your experience as a UBC student and future alumnus.  The Centre for Student Involvement and Careers has a resource page dedicated to answering your questions and providing campus & community resources to help you thrive.

Centre for Student Involvement and Careers
Career Planning, Graduate

Visit the graduate student career page for tools, resources, advice, and video stories to help guide your career planning and exploration.

Centre for Student Involvement and Careers
Resumes, Covers Letters, and CVs

This site provides samples and video tutorials to help target and tailor your resumes, cover letters & curricula vitae. See here for additional examples of grad-specific Cover letter, CV and resume templates.

Centre for Student Involvement and Careers
Leaders Dialogue Series: On Making a Difference for Good

The Leaders’ Dialogue series is an opportunity to get to know individuals who have made a difference for good in the world, and hear their thoughts on questions such as ‘What motivates you?’, ‘What does ‘success’ mean to you?’, ‘What have you learned about leadership?’, and ‘What’s wrong/right with the world?’

Graduate Pathways to Success
Business Concepts for Life Scientists (Online, Self-paced)

The purpose of this online, on-demand course is to enhance PhD scientists’ understanding of foundational business concepts. This business coursework is unique because it is designed to prepare scientists for career transitions into both academic and non-academic settings. The course comprises a series of three modules - Business Strategy, Finance and Business Development.

iBiology
LinkedIn Learning

All degree-seeking UBC Vancouver students have full access to LinkedIn Learning, a platform for online learning focused on technical skills and professional development, until July 2022. Develop employable skills and test out career options by accessing 16,000 short videos, audio segments and courses.

Course topics include: 

Centre for Student Involvement and Careers